Me Before You – Book vs Movie

There is always the age old question when you find out a book has a movie deal that is

“Is it actually going to do it justice?”

We all know that there are plenty of movie adaptations that have not done the book justice at all (*cough* I Am Number Four) but there are plenty that excel all expectations and make a reader beyond happy when they see their favourite story come to life on the screen. Me Before You was definitely one of those for me.

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The Sunflower Cottage Breakfast Club Blog Tour

It’s our turn for The Sunflower Cottage Breakfast Club blog tour! I’ve been excited about this story for quite a while now, and as i’ve not had chance to read the novel for you, i’ve requested some wise words from the author herself! Keep reading to find out why Lynsey James ‘wrote a series’!

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FINDING AUDREY BY SOPHIE KINSELLA REVIEW

Title: Finding Audrey

Author: Sophie Kinsella 

Genre: YA, Chick-Lit, Contemporary

Publisher: Corgi Childrens

Publication Date: 4th June 2015

Pages: 288

Summary: Audrey can’t leave the house. she can’t even take off her dark glasses inside the house.

Then her brother’s friend Linus stumbles into her life. With his friendly, orange-slice smile and his funny notes, he starts to entice Audrey out again – well, Starbucks is a start. And with Linus at her side, Audrey feels like she can do the things she’d thought were too scary. Suddenly, finding her way back to the real world seems achievable.

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May 2016 Wrap-Up

So far in 2016 i’ve had some really great reading months, and i’m personally very happy with the amount of reading that i’ve achieved (and how much i’ve lowered my TBR pile)! I May has been no different. I’ve managed to read a hefty amount for myself again, and i’m keeping on top of my reading and enjoying my new found freedom of no longer being a university student and being swamped with assignments. Here’s to summer reading!

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ALWAYS WITH LOVE BY GIOVANNA FLETCHER REVIEW

Title: Always With Love

Author: Giovanna Fletcher

Genre: Chick-Lit, Contemporary, Romance

Publisher: Penguin

Publication Date: 2nd June 2016

Pages: 400

Summary: Sophie’s got used to being the girlfriend of Billy Buskin, the biggest movie star in the world. Sort of.

But when she and Billy take a trip to visit his family in Los Angeles, she quickly discovers she’s totally unprepared for the chaos of Hollywood, the paparazzi and Billy’s controlling mother.

And when Billy extends his stay in LA, leaving Sophie to fly home to Rosefont Hill alone, it seems there’s more than just miles between them.

Now Sophie must decide if they can overcome their differences for good. Because not every love story lasts the distance . . .

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BILLY AND ME BY GIOVANNA FLETCHER REVIEW

Title: Billy and Me

Author: Giovanna Fletcher

Genre: Chick-Lit, Contemporary, Romance

Publisher: Penguin

Publication Date: 23rd May 2013

Pages: 396

Summary: Sophie May has a secret.

One that she’s successfully kept for years. It’s meant that she’s had to give up her dreams of going to university and travelling the world to stay in her little village, living with her mum and working in the local teashop.

But then she meets the gorgeous Billy – an actor with ambitions to make it to the top. And when they fall in love, Sophie is whisked away from the comfort of her life into Billy’s glamorous – but ruthless – world.

Their relationship throws Sophie right into the spotlight after years of shying away from attention. Can she handle the constant scrutiny that comes with being with Billy? And most of all, is she ready for her secret heartbreak to be discovered and shared with the nation?

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TOP 5 VALENTINE’S DAY BOOKS

Whether you’re in a relationship or you’re not, Valentine’s Day is upon us and filled with couples celebrating. I’m neither for or against Valentine’s Day personally, I’m not bitter nor am I completely loved up with the person I’m with on just one day of the year. But no matter what your opinion is on the topic, most girls love a good romance novel, and the best time to dive in to a new love story is obviously Valentine’s Day! Here’s a list of books that you should pick up today to get you in a Valentines mood!

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